Table 3—

Weight and fat changes with energy-restricted diets

VariableWeek 0Week 8Week 12
Weight (kg)
 HP diet97.7 ±17.493.2 ±16.792.2 ±16.8
 LP diet91.4 ±18.286.9 ±16.986.6 ±16.8
Fat mass in men
 HP diet38.7 ±5.035.5 ±2.6
 LP diet34.8 ±5.230.4 ±2.4
Fat mass in women
 HP diet42.8 ±2.637.5 ±2.5
 LP diet39.9 ±3.237.0 ±3.1*
Fasting glucose
 HP diet8.44 ±0.417.30 ±0.287.701 ±0.31
 LP diet7.76 ±0.247.02 ±0.217.33 ±0.30
Fasting insulin
 HP diet16.3 ±7.212.1 ±6.513.3 ±6.8
 LP diet16.5 ±7.714.0 ±10.814.8 ±9.2
2 h glucose
 HP diet8.47.37.7
 LP diet7.87.07.3
HbA1c
 HP diet6.42 ±0.835.88 ±0.78
 LP diet6.30 ±0.775.79 ±0.59
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    * P < 0.05 (difference between diets).